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John Case


John Case is a former electronics worker and union organizer with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (UE), also formerly a software developer, now host of the WSHC "Winners and Losers" radio program in Shepherdstown, W.Va[1].

Maine organizer

In 1986, John Case was Maine district organizer of the Communist Party USA. [2]

Communist Party dissidents

On November 15-16 1991, 30 dissident members of the National Committee of the Communist Party USA convened a meeting to "sign a statement of events" - most or all signatories were soon to break with the party and were later to form Committees of Correspondence.

The signatories included John Case, Eastern Pennsylvania[3];

Communist Party reformer

In 1991 John case, Eastern Pennsylvania, was one of several hundred Communist Party USA members to sign the a paper "An initiative to Unite and Renew the Party" - most signatories left the Party after the December 1991 conference to found Committees of Correspondence.[4]

CoC National Conference endorser

In 1992, John Case, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. endorsed the Committees of Correspondence national conference Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s held at Berkeley California July 17-19.[5]

CoC National Conference endorser

In 1992 Alicia Montes-Matzger, ILWU, Oakland California, endorsed the Committees of Correspondence national conference Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s held at Berkeley California July 17-19.[6]

Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s

The Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s was the Committees of Correspondence's first national conference held in Berkeley, California July 17-19, 1992.[7]

Workshops that were held at the conference on Saturday, July 18 included:[8]

Unorganized What should be the left's role in organizing the unorganized? Can labor's current decline be arrested?

Communist Party USA

In 2009 John Case was a contributing editor and a member of the [9] of the Editorial Collective of Political Affairs, theoretical journal of the Communist Party USA.

Committees of Correspondence convention

At the CCDS 6th National Convention July 2009[10]in San Francisco, Charlene Mitchell was honored for her work.

John Case, a radio journalist from West Virginia, said "Charlene Mitchell was the first African-American woman to run for President of the Unites States, which she did in 1968 on the ticket of the Communist Party of the US. She also played an historic role in the worldwide defense of Angela Davis in 1970. Charlene has mentored many people over her long life, this writer included. It was a joy to participate in the tribute to her. Viva Charlene!"

2013 convention

Case attended the the 2013 Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism convention. [11]

Radio host

John Case hosts[12]the morning radio show “Winners and Losers” out of Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

References

  1. http://www.peoplesworld.org/john-case
  2. PDW October 15, 1986, page 3
  3. List of those NC members who signed statement of events at meeting of 11/15-16/91
  4. Addendum to Initiative document
  5. CCDS Background
  6. CCDS Background
  7. Conference program
  8. Proceedings of the Committees of Correspondence Conference: Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the '90s booklet, printed by CoC in NY, Sept. 1992 (Price: $4)
  9. http://www.politicalaffairs.net/article/static/17/1/3/,,
  10. http://www.cc-ds.org/convention_2009/Socialism_and_the_Emerging_Progressive_Majority.pdf
  11. In, Reaching Out… CCDS-Discussion, Posted by admin on August 9, 2013
  12. http://www.pww.org/article/articleview/17059/